When the new Foxeer Legend camera was announced, we just had to get our hands on one to see if it lived up to the hype.
A video transmitter with the ability to switch the power from 25mw to 200mw could be the answer to all our video problems.
Is it too good to be true?
A new drone racing frame was launched in the UK at the end of 2015.
Designed by one of the best UK racing pilots, Tom Stanton. The TSX is the frame to watch in 2016.
I predict it will be winning a lot of events.
Unboxing and first thoughts on the new flying wing from happy-flyers.ch
The Wipeout is a brand new wing kit from Happy-flyers.ch
With claims of 80min flight times and 140kmph speeds we couldn’t wait to get our hands on one.
A very quick video to show you just how simple the new EzUHF transmitter module for JR & FrSKY radio transmitters is to install, (configure on a Taranis) and then bind with your existing EzUHF receivers.
This is a quick list of the basic components you need to get started in FPV. Please check our other videos for more details. If you have any requests or questions please comment below.
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Before you get started on your journey into FPV you need to first decide what do you actually want to fly? There are many choices of basic air-frame configuration each with its own positive and negative points:
Popular Fixed Wing Choices
|Traditional||Endless list of air-frames available / Very simple to setup||Stability on low wing models could be an issue / Front-mounted propeller will obscure your view / durability (crash-resistance) may be an issue|
|Sport-Glider/Pusher||Very Stable Platform / Good choice of airframes / No propeller in view / reasonably durable||Not particularly agile and there are still some durability issues as the wings and hollow fuselage can be a weak point.|
|Flying Wing||Extremely Durable / No Propeller in view / Very Agile / Easy to build||Very little natural stability / More complicated to setup for flight|
|Tricopter||Cheapest option to build (only three motors and speed controllers)||Steering mechanism not as durable as fixed options / Offers no redundancy|
|Quadcopter||Best all-round choice||Offers no redundancy|
|Hexacopter||Offers some redundancy (one motor/esc could fail and flight be maintained)|
|Octocopter||Very stable / Offers more redundancy (two motors/escs could fail and flight be maintained)||Most expensive build option|
Which airframe should I choose is a very common question asked by people looking to start FPV. There is no easy answer and it really depends on what you want to do. Whether you want to go for long range, fly proximity or go as fast as you can will all be big factors in which airframe to choose. All aircraft have pros and cons, this page will help you find the best type to suit your needs.